No separate data on murder of journalists: Government

The Home Ministry on Tuesday said data on the murder of journalists was not maintained separately, and 113 cases were registered and 30 people arrested for attacking media persons in 2014.

Al-Jazeera `outraged` as Egypt court delays retrial verdict

 Broadcaster Al-Jazeera said it was "outraged" by an Egyptian court`s decision Thursday to postpone a verdict in the retrial of three of its journalists accused of supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood.

Journalist takes refuge in Honduras human rights commission

A Honduran journalist has taken refuge in the country`s human rights commission in Tegucigalpa, claiming the government is plotting to assassinate him for exposing a corruption scandal.

Tour de France: Chris Froome blasts `irresponsible` reporters after urine attack
Tour de France: Chris Froome blasts `irresponsible` reporters after urine attack

Yellow jersey wearer Chris Froome hit out at "irresponsible" reporting at the Tour de France after revealing he had urine thrown over him by a spectator during the 14th stage on Saturday.

Journalists in Kenya threatened: rights group

 Kenya`s government is undermining press freedom in what a media rights group said Wednesday is a "deteriorating climate" in the country.

SC dismisses contempt petitions on journalists wage boards

The Supreme Court has dismissed as "redundant" a clutch of contempt petitions filed by some individuals alleging non-implementation of the recommendations of the Wage Boards for journalists and non-journalists by certain media organisations.

Thai defamation trial opens for journalists over trafficking report

Two journalists, including an Australian editor, went on trial in Thailand Tuesday over a report they published implicating the navy in human trafficking, as the United Nations urged the junta-ruled nation to drop the case.

71 journalists killed in first half of 2015: Report

 A total of 71 journalists were killed from January to June of 2015 in 24 countries, a 7 percent increase over the same period last year, a Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) report said.

MP journalists demand CBI probe into scribe murder case

An organisation of journalists here demanded that the state government must hand over to CBI the probe into local scribe Sandeep Kothari's murder.

Assam's journalists forum condemns scribes killing

The Journalists' Forum Assam (JFA) has expressed "utter dismay at the repeated incidents of murder of scribes in the country" and urged the media fraternity to be united for the cause of justice to all the slain journalists.

CPI(ML) protests against attack on journalists in UP

The CPI(ML) Wednesday condemned Uttar Pradesh government over the recent attacks on journalists in the state and staged protests here demanding immediate arrests of the accused.

Turkey holds reporters `for asking tough question` about IS

Turkey on Tuesday briefly detained four journalists covering the seizure by Kurdish forces of the Syrian border town of Tal Abyad, reportedly because they asked the local governor a tricky question on Islamic State (IS) militants.

BJP takes on Akhilesh Yadav govt over attacks on journalists in UP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday took on the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh after two attacks on media personnel in a week, adding that the incidents were a warning signal to journalists to not highlight the ground reality of the state.

European Games: Government, not organisers, responsible for barring media, say officials
European Games: Government, not organisers, responsible for barring media, say officials

The final say on whether foreign journalists attended the inaugural European Games in Baku lay with the Azerbaijan Government and not with the organisers, officials said on Saturday.

Somali man arrested in Canada for journalists kidnapping

 Canadian federal police announced today the arrest of a Somali national in the 2008 kidnapping of Canadian and Australian journalists.

Egyptian court adjourns Al Jazeera journalists trial to Thursday

A Cairo court on Monday adjourned the trial of three Al Jazeera television journalists for four days after hearing the prosecution`s closing argument that their reporting had endangered Egypt`s national security.

Myanmar restricts journalists after photos show sleeping MPs

Journalists can no longer cover Myanmar's nascent Parliament from inside the media chamber because pictures of snoozing lawmakers were published online.

PM urges journalists to keep country's interests in mind

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday urged media persons "to keep the interests of the country in mind" while performing their duties.

Inquiry demanded into Goa journalists' assault

Panaji; A journalists' organisation in Goa on Monday demanded a magisterial inquiry after three press photographers and seven policemen were injured in an assault allegedly led by organisers of an illegal bullfight.

23 journalists get Matri Shree media awards

Twenty-three journalists from print and electronic media were today conferred the Matri Shree awards for their contribution to the field of media.